Reva Seth

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My Neighbour Thought Skimpy Clothes Invited Rape. I Hope She Reads This

(21) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 5:31 PM

"It's the way these girls dress Manju -- it's just an invitation for a man to come on over and rape them."

I was 16 years old, lounging on the front steps and listening to my mom chat with our neighbour about a rape case dominating the local news cycle.

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Why I Can't Remain Silent About What Jian Did to Me

(399) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 7:17 PM

Yesterday I went into the CBC building and for the first time in the six years that I've been back in Canada, I didn't feel the pang of stress at the thought of running into Jian. Or see the giant image of his smiling face looming above me.

I debated...

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Courting the Ethnic Vote: What Liberals Can Learn From Rob Ford

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2012 | 11:38 PM

With the Liberal biennial convention starting later this week in Ottawa (Jan 12-15), talk about what it will take to get the party back on track is building (well, at least among remaining Liberals).

Inevitably, part of this conversation includes the question: "How can we regain ethnic...

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Why I Hate Santa

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2011 | 12:04 PM

At five and two my kids are still young enough to truly believe in Santa and so, I'm currently doing my best to hide my hatred for the fat man in the bad suit.

There are of course many reasons to hate Santa, who (against his will I'll acknowledge)...

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Working Parents Need Real Choices -- Regardless of Test Scores

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2011 | 2:04 PM

While paying for my groceries last week, I had one of those moments that viscerally reminded me about why an issue I support from a policy level, matters so much on a personal level.

As my exhausted-looking cashier was ringing me through, I listened to her describe to her...

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